Jim Motes joined Kohler Company as Vice President, Information Security in April of 2016. He is responsible for at Kohler Company. Jim’s responsibilities include information security governance, strategy, vision, security operations planning and execution. Prior to Kohler, Jim was the Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer at Rockwell Automation where he was responsible for information and physical security governance, policy, and strategy. Before joining Rockwell Automation Jim also served as Vice President, Information Security for Invensys, Chief Information Security Officer at Perot Systems and Director of Director of Security Engineering and Operations at Affiliated Computer Systems. Jim also served as a commissioned officer in the United States Army including a tour of duty in the Middle East during Operation Desert Storm as an M1A1 heavy tank platoon leader. Jim is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional, Certified Information System Auditor, Certified Information Security Manager, Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control, Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT, is National Security Agency InfoSec Assessment Methodology Certified and has an undergraduate degree in Business.
Jim spends his free time traveling with his wife, is an avid photographer and antique automobile buff.